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On this day in Town history: A UEFA Cup night, a Milton hat-trick and an unbeaten run continued

PUBLISHED: 11:53 20 September 2018

15 years ago today, the Blues beat Wimbledon 4-1 at Portman Road

15 years ago today, the Blues beat Wimbledon 4-1 at Portman Road

In our new daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town history

Darren Bent and Pablo Counago were among the scorers as Town beat Wimbledon 4-1 at Portman Road in 2003Darren Bent and Pablo Counago were among the scorers as Town beat Wimbledon 4-1 at Portman Road in 2003

15 years ago today, the Blues beat Wimbledon 4-1 at Portman Road as Alun Armstrong, Richard Naylor, Darren Bent and Pablo Counago scored.

Torpedo Moscow players watch as Ipswich Town's Titus Bramble scores the equaliser for TownTorpedo Moscow players watch as Ipswich Town's Titus Bramble scores the equaliser for Town

In 2001, Town hosted Torpedo Moscow at Portman Road in the first leg of their UEFA Cup game with Titus Bramble scoring the Blues’ equaliser in the 85th minute.

John Wark celebrates one his on two goals on this day in 1980 Picture: OWEN HINESJohn Wark celebrates one his on two goals on this day in 1980 Picture: OWEN HINES

John Wark scored twice as Town continued their unbeaten start to the 1980-81 season with a 2-0 win over Coventry at Portman Road.

38 years ago, John Wark scored twice in Town's 2-0 win over Coventry City Picture: OWEN HINES38 years ago, John Wark scored twice in Town's 2-0 win over Coventry City Picture: OWEN HINES

Also on this day in 1988, Simon Milton scored a hat-trick as they Blues won 5-1 at Shrewsbury Town, while in 1996 Town was live on TV as they beat Charlton 2-1 at Portman Road, with the visitors ended the game with 10 men.

Two Ipswich residents have been left with bills of more than £1,000 between them after subjecting their neighbours to late-night, high-volume music by Status Quo and Natalie Imbruglia.

Police were unable to act on five cases of adults having sex with teenagers in their care over the last four years due to a legal loophole, the NSPCC has revealed.

Eagle-eyed shoppers will have noticed that the former Grimwade’s store in Ipswich town centre is fast transforming, and Pret A Manger will soon be opening their first store in town.

An Ipswich teenager representing the town at the UK’s Youth Parliament has called for more action on knife crime during a debate in the House of Commons.

A crunch summit between Shotley Pier stakeholders is being held to try and decide on the plans for the future of the Suffolk tourist attraction.

Table tennis, jamaoke sessions and a ‘Quizzee Rascal Wednesday’ are all on offer at new Waterfront bar Wiff Waff opening tonight (Friday).

The new-look Cornhill will host thousands of people next week for the Ipswich Town Hall Christmas lights switch on.

If you are a parent of a three or four year old you will have received a letter from Suffolk County Council about school places this week. But what do you do next?

A motorist was stopped in Ipswich after vehicle checks found the car not to have a valid MOT.

Ice skating has become a staple tradition for many families at Christmas and pop-up ice rinks are set to appear everywhere from Felixstowe, where skating is free, to Newmarket.

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